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  • Better know your local schools

    Better know your local schools
    Every year the Illinois State Board of Education releases School Report Card data, offering fresh insights into student demographics, academic performance, district finances, class sizes and more. An embargo on that information lifts Monday, and that's...
  • Howard Wolpe dies at 71; Michigan congressman sponsored anti-apartheid act

    Howard Wolpe dies at 71; Michigan congressman sponsored anti-apartheid act
    Former U.S. Rep. Howard Wolpe, a Michigan Democrat who played a key role in the 1986 passage of the federal anti-apartheid act that imposed economic sanctions on South Africa, has died. He was 71. Wolpe, who had been ill with a heart condition, died...
  • Mitt Romney says reducing spending a 'moral responsibility'

    Mitt Romney says reducing spending a 'moral responsibility'
    Portraying himself as a frugal turnaround expert who helped launch the Staples office supply chain, Mitt Romney told a New Hampshire audience Thursday night that he was uniquely qualified to whittle down the nation’s budget deficit and improve...
  • No good options for Iran

    No good options for Iran
    Speculation in Israel about the possibility of a strike on Iran's nuclear program in the coming weeks has intensified, and not just because of Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney's tough talk in Jerusalem. Mr. Romney called for the U.S. and Israel...
  • U.S. Foreign Aid Must Have Strings Attached

    Sequestration is not the best time to be doling out foreign aid, surely the most unpopular item in the federal budget. Especially when the recipient is President Mohamed Morsi of Egypt. Morsi is intent on getting the release of Omar Abdel-Rahman (the...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • SYRIA: Britain, France and Germany pursue EU sanctions against regime

     
    Britain is working with European allies to impose limited sanctions on Syrian leaders in response to the ongoing government suppression of pro-democracy protesters, Foreign Secretary William Hague told Parliament on Tuesday. “We are now working with...
  • Jay Carney's newest warning to Syria on violence

     
    Jay Carney statement on Syria, as provided by Jay Carney We strongly condemn and deplore the Syrian government’s use of violence and mass arrests in response to ongoing demonstrations. We again salute the courage of Syrian protestors for insisting...
  • SYRIA: Clinton condemns Syrian crackdown on protesters

     
    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton issued a statement late Friday while traveling in Rome, condemning the Syrian government's crackdown on protesters who took to the streets as part of the ongoing uprising against the regime of President...
  • Ron Paul: Who cares that he's seeking the Republican nomination?

     
    Texas Rep. Ron Paul announced his presidential bid Friday morning. He ran in 1988 and 2008. Will the third time be a charm? Libertarians hope so. But while Paul certainly has a devoted fan base, in the big picture, will......
  • Casey chairs hearing on Iranian democracy

     
    In the wake of democratic uprising in Libya, Yemen and other Arab nations, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey chaired a hearing Wednesday to ensure focus on human rights violations in Iran is not lost. In his opening statement, Casey said the......